Sins of omission

From the author bio of Mirela Roncevic’s Commonplace article on European librarians’ views on OA monographs: Mirela Roncevic is a doctoral candidate at the University of Zagreb, where she has studied information and communication science, with a special...

‘Accelerated Publication’

Twitter has rightly blown up over Taylor & Francis’s appalling “Accelerated Publication” grift: If time is critical in your publishing strategy, our Accelerated Publication options are available on a select number of biomedical journals and can...

‘To be blunt’: OMPs and nonprofit higher-ed

From a new Penn State study on online program management (OPMs) deals: OPM contracts are—to be blunt—one strategy for extracting profit from a mostly nonprofit educational model. And, also bluntly, they are a way of doing so without attracting the level of regulatory...